Organic industry takes big step towards meeting demand

Farm Credit Canada has shared a summary of the recent funding that was announced for the Canadian organic sector ($12 million over five years), complete quotes from OCO board member and organic producer, Andrew St. Jean.

The funding will be directed to the Organic Federation of Canada where it will be used to help pay for “studies to improve soil health and fertility management, advance crop breeding research, improve pest management, and evaluate the environmental impacts of organic farm practices.”

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